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WIDER Seminar Series
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James Robinson on business and fragility in Africa
22 March 2019 16:0017:30
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6A, Helsinki, Finland
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Seminar
Margaret McMillan on structural change and labor productivity in sub-Saharan Africa

Margaret McMillan will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 20 March 2019. Abstract – Structural Change and Labor Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa Growth has accelerated in many African countries over the last couple of decades. This...

20 March 2019 15:0016:00
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6A, Helsinki, Finland
Open for registration
Seminar
Michael Woolcock and Lant Pritchett on building state capability: evidence, analysis, action
13 March 2019 15:0016:00
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6A, Helsinki, Finland
Open for registration
Seminar
Dilip Mookherjee on decentralized targeting of agricultural credit in West Bengal: private vs. political intermediaries
27 February 2019 15:0016:00
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6A, Helsinki, Finland
Open for registration
Seminar
Ashwini Deshpande on choice, constraints and cultural norms: understanding factors underlying women's labour force participation in India
20 February 2019 15:0016:00
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6A, Helsinki, Finland
Open for registration
Seminar
Costanza Biavaschi on taking the skill bias out of global migration

Costanza Biavaschi will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 6 February 2019. Abstract – Taking the skill bias out of global migration Global migration is heavily skill-biased, with tertiary-educated workers being four times more likely to...

6 February 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6A, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
WIDER Seminar Series materials

Below you will find presentation slides, along with audio and video recordings from past events.

WIDER Seminar Series
Seminar
Maurizio Bussolo on taking on distributional tensions in Europe and Central Asia

Maurizio Bussolo will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 23 January 2019. Abstract – Towards a new social contract: taking on distributional tensions in Europe and Central Asia Globalization, rapid technological change, and aging have...

23 January 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6A, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
WIDER Seminar Series

The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme. In...

WIDER Seminar Series
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WIDER Seminar Series - Abhijeet Singh on school governance

Abhijeet Singh of the Stockholm School of Economics will share experimental results on school governance at the WIDER Seminar Series session on 23 May. Abstract – Understanding the flailing state: Experimental evidence from a large-scale...

23 May 2018
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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WIDER Seminar Series - Joana Naritomi on unemployment insurance schemes and consumption

Joana Naritomi of the London School of Economics will share the results of her study on unemployment insurance schemes and consumption at the WIDER Seminar Series session on 16 May. Abstract – Unemployment Insurance Schemes and Consumption:...

16 May 2018
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
WIDER Seminar Series - Kyle McNabb on social cash transfers in Zambia

On 9 May, UNU-WIDER Research Fellow Kyle McNabb will speak on tax-benefit microsimulations in Zambia. Abstract – Assessing the targeting efficiency of the Zambian social cash transfer: A tax-benefit microsimulation approach Whilst tax-benefit...

9 May 2018
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
WIDER Seminar Series - Arip Muttaqien and Marcos Hecksher

PhD Candidates Arip Muttaqien of Maastricht University and Marcos Hecksher of Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada will share their latest results at the 2 May session of the WIDER Seminar Series. Arip Muttaqien: Abstract – The...

2 May 2018
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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WIDER Seminar Series - Lulu He and Esther Heesemann

On 25 April 2018, PhD students Lulu He of the University of Queensland and Esther Heesemann of the University of Göttingen will present their research. Lulu He: Abstract – Sustainability-smart local demands: A study on recovery process...

25 April 2018
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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WIDER Seminar Series - Lore Vandewalle on access to formal banking and household finances: Experimental evidence from India

Lore Vandewalle, Assistant Professor at The Graduate Institute, will speak at the 18 April 2018 session of the WIDER Seminar Series . Abstract – Access to formal banking and household finances: Experimental evidence from India Access to formal...

18 April 2018
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
WIDER Seminar Series - Patricia Justino on the legacies of wartime governance

Patricia Justino, Research Fellow at IDS, will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 11 April 2018. Abstract – On the legacies of wartime governance In conflict zones around the world, both state and non-state actors deliver governance at...

11 April 2018
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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